Lebanese Yacht Club

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Lebanese Yacht Club
Short nameL.Y.C.
LocationPort of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

The Lebanese Yacht Club was founded in 1951 in Port of Beirut,[1] by Alfred Kettaneh.

It was the first to resuscitate an ancient Phoenician Boats Project "Warships and merchant ships represented both types of Phoenician ships", aiming to revive the historical heritage of Lebanon.[2]

Community and Development

The Lebanese Yacht Club is a private Yacht Club for members. It is focused on the development of sailing in Lebanon through its sailing school with an expanding fleet of boats for members.[3][4]

Notable LYC Sailors

Lebanese & International sailors have participated in LYC sailing Regattas throughout the years,[5] French sailor Florence Arthaud among them.[6]

Recognized by

The Lebanese Yachting Federation [7][8]


  1. "Lebanese Yacht Club (LYC)". Beirut.com. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  2. "Le Liban rêve de sa galère phénicienne". voilesetvoiliers.ouest-france.fr. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  3. Maakaroun, Eliana (2 July 2010). "Où apprend-nous à naviguer?". Albalad.
  4. "Lebanon - sailing takes the heat out of neighbour Syria's problems". sail-world.com. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  5. "Sailing race at LYC in Batroun & ATCL". beiruting.com. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  6. "Une régate Florence Arthaud au Liban le week-end de Pâques". lorientlejour.com. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  7. "Surf's finally up for Lebanese Yachting Federation". dailystar.com.lb. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  8. "Coup d'envoi du 20e championnat du Liban de Laser". lorientlejour.com. Retrieved 7 April 2020.

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